Sweet Potato and Avocado Bites

Sweet Potato and Avocado Bites

These indulgent appetizers with their showy Christmas colours will be a hit on any party platter. They are also packed with nutrients. Sweet potatoes are a source of dietary fibre and beta carotene, which is essential for healthy skin and vision. Avocado is a rich source of vitamin B5, critical for the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein and fats.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes scrubbed and sliced into 1/4 inch thick pieces
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large avocado pitted
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 5 cherry tomatoes sliced into 1/8 inch thick pieces
  • 1/2 cup radish sprouts or sprouts of your choice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the sliced sweet potatoes, cumin, paprika, olive oil, and sea salt to a bowl. Toss to
  • coat.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the sweet potato slices out into a
  • single layer. Bake for 15 minutes or until tender.
  • Scoop the flesh of the avocado into a medium bowl. Add the lime juice and 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt and mash together with the back of a fork.
  • Spread the sweet potato slices out on a serving platter or tray. Top each slice with a dollop of smashed avocado, one tomato slice and a sprinkling of radish sprouts.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Adapted from Blissful Basil